A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Each boat-shaped, tapering at the ends to wires that form the closure, fronted by a drop-shaped box set with a garnet, a single granule above with a small loop at the back, a rigid pendant below composed of a cylindrical ribbed collar supporting a cluster of five hollow spheres; joined to a modern earwire
Each: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm.) long (2)